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Table 2 Correlation of high (≥1:800) MAT titers and general characteristics of the 68T. gondii -positive dogs studied

From: High prevalence of Toxoplasma gondiiantibodies in dogs in Veracruz, Mexico

   Frequency of high MAT titers Pvalue
Characteristics No. of dogs No. %  
Age (years)     
 0.5-1 35 6 17.1 0.47
 1.1-2 15 5 33.3  
 >2 18 4 22.2  
Sex     
 Male 25 3 12 0.22
 Female 43 12 27.9  
Breed     
 Pure 40 10 25 0.56
 Mixed 28 5 17.9  
Deworming     
 Yes 59 13 22 1
 No 9 2 22.2  
Vaccinated against rabies    
 Yes 25 7 28 0.38
 No 43 8 18.6  
Contact with cats    
 Yes 7 1 14.3 1
 No 61 14 23